Last night’s finale of Australia’s Got Talent saw 908,000 metro viewers tune in to see 14-year-old Fletcher Pilon crowned the winner.
The singer/songwriter from Wamberal on the NSW Central Coast received the greatest number of public votes across the two-part grand finale to take home the $250,000 prize.
The rest of the grand final, which kicked off at 7:30pm, was watched by 761,000 metro viewers, according to overnight preliminary figures from OzTAM.
According to the OzTAM Preliminary Ratings, the talent series returned to Nine in February with a metro audience of 785,000.
Australia’s Got Talent was out-rated by Seven’s My Kitchen Rules, which achieved 1.418m metro viewers, while the premiere Ten’s All Star Family Feud was watched by 648,000. MKR was the most-watched show across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49 and 25-54).
Seven won the night with an audience share of 25.2% ahead of Nine’s share of 19.4%. The ABC claimed third place with a share of 13.7% as Ten settled for a share of 12%.
In the 9:00pm time slot, Downton Abbey on Seven was watched by 872,000 and Nine’s The Farmer Wants a Wife grabbed 707,000 metro viewers.
In the news battleground, Seven News at 6:00pm was watched by 1.095m, sliding to 1.037m at 6:30pm. Nine News at 6:00pm had a metro audience of 1.037m, dipping to 999,000 at 6:30pm.
On the ABC, 7.30 Report was watched by 748,000 and Australian Story (8:00pm), had an audience of 785,000.